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How to adjust visual effects in Windows 7?

Adjusting visual effects in Windows 7.

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NOTE: Disabling some visual effect settings may improve performance.

1. Click the Start button and then click Control Panel.
2. In the Control Panel window, click System and Security.
3. In the System and Security window, click System.
4. In the System window, in the lower-left corner under See also, click Performance Information and Tools.
5. In the Performance Information and Tools window, under Control Panel Home, click Adjust visual effects.
6. In the Performance Options window, on the Visual Effects tab, click to select Adjust for best performance or under Custom, uncheck items to disable individual visual effect settings, and then click the OK button.
7. In the Performance Information and Tools window, click the X in the upper-right corner to close the window.